Lochsa River - Split Creek to Lowell

Hellgate Rapid

Rapid Details

Name Hellgate Rapid
Class III to IV

Largest rapid on this section of the Lochsa.  Run center to avoid right pourover and left holes.  This rapid is capable of flipping rafts and other larger watercraft at certain water levels.


Scout and/or portage on river right.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 500.0
Maximum: 20000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 1553.82 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 46.20090617
Long - -115.54726193

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